Population, Slovenia, 1 January 2018

On 1 January 2018 Slovenia's population 2,066,880 or 985 more than one year earlier

On 1 January 2018 Slovenia had a population of 2,066,880 or 985 more than one year earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 5.9%.

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Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens

According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by 990 in the fourth quarter of 2017. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by more than 1,250 (0.1%), while the number of foreign citizens increased by nearly  2,250 (1.9%). On 1 January 2018 the 121,875  foreign citizens represented 5.9% of Slovenia’s population.


Increasing share of women among foreign citizens

On 1 January 2018 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,027,041 men and 1,039,839 women. The share of women among citizens of Slovenia was 51.3% (this share has been slowly decreasing for a number of years); among foreign citizens there were 35.3% women (their share has increased by 2,5 percentage points in the last four years).
Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 1. 20171. 4. 20171. 7. 20171. 10. 20171. 1. 2018
Population2,065,8952,064,8362,066,1612,065,8902,066,880
     men1,025,1251,025,0131,025,9731,026,1001,027,041
     women1,040,7701,039,8231,040,1881,039,7901,039,839
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,951,4571,948,9951,948,5251,946,2571,945,005
     men950,811949,791949,644948,652948,185
     women1,000,646999,204998,881997,605996,820
  Foreign citizens114,438115,841117,636119,633121,875
     men74,31475,22276,32977,44878,856
     women40,12440,61941,30742,18543,019
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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